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. >> tom: in stark contrast to california, virginia has a budget surplus. republican governor bob mcdonnell calls his state the most business-friendly in the country. mcdonnell says low taxes and limited regulation are the keys to virginia's success. but the state also benefits from federal defense spending. while the governor thinks uncle sam should tighten the purse strings, he says protecting the country is a worthwhile investment. >> it really is about what the priorities are. do we want to spend more on entitlements and social programs and any number of other things? have health care reform that's in the trillions of dollars long-term? a $1.7 billion un-funded mandate on virginia? is that where the spending ought to go? or in a dangerous world with a fair number of people who disagree with america abroad, do we still need to maintain a fair level of defense spending? i think that's a prudent expenditure. >> tom: the complete interview with governor mcdonnell can be found on the n.b.r. web site at "nightly business report" on pbs.org. and stay tuned tomorrow for our continuing se
. this was in west virginia. they clashed with militia and deadly results all across the country. in san francisco, a meeting was held in support of those striking workers. here it is. california working man's party was born in racism. because they found their success in the slogan, "the chinese must go." labor leader dennis kearney incited anti-chinese sentiment and hit on the workers anxieties saying, "we intend to try to vote the chinamen out, to frighten them out. if this won't do it, to kill him out. the heathen slaves must leave this coast." the unions had shown the racist bent before. one of the first union labels -- remember i said♪ look for the union label ♪ here is one of the first ones. this is for cigars. cigar was made by white men. this proclamation spelled it out. the labor, labor wanted the chinese out. they were successful. thanks to the efforts of the labor party, 1880, california banned the importation and use of chinese labor. congress did the same thing with the exclusion act of 1882. stopping all chinese immigration for ten years. it was renewed and modified so many times
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